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The Comforts of the Betsy DeVos War

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That “modestly” is important, because it tracks with much of what we know about school choice in general — that it offers real potential benefits without being a panacea. Decades ...

Considerations On Cost Disease

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I. Tyler Cowen writes about cost disease. I’d previously heard the term used to refer only to a specific theory of why costs are increasing, involving labor becoming more efficient ...

Industrial Revolution Comparisons Aren't Comforting

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The machines bring trouble. Source: Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share LaborTyler Cowen is a Bloomberg View columnist. He is a professor of economics at George Mason University and ...

Feisty, Protectionist Populism? New Zealand Tried That

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Robert Muldoon, campaigning in 1975. Source: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share PoliticsTyler Cowen is a Bloomberg View columnist. He is a professor of economics at George Mason ...